Conferences & Residencies Database

Looking to meet up with agents and editors? To join a supportive writing community? Or to find the perfect environment to fuel your writing practice? The Conferences & Residencies database includes details about over two hundred writing conferences, writers residencies, and literary festivals.

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Eventsort icon Arkansas Literary Festival
Festival
Little Rock, AR

The 11th annual Arkansas Literary Festival was held from April 24 to April 27 at the Central Arkansas Library System’s Main Library and other venues in Little Rock and North...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon Art Farm Writers Residency Program
Residency
Marquette, NE

Art Farm offers residencies of two weeks to five months from June 1 to November 1 to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on a working farm in

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline 3/1/14 Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon Art Workshop International
Art Workshop International
Conference
Assisi, Italy

The 34th annual Art Workshop International was held from July 12 to July 25 and July 26 to August 8 in Assisi, Italy. The conference offered 12-day workshops...

Genre Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon ART342
ART342
Residency
Fort Collins, CO

ART342 offered 6- and 14-week residencies from mid-May to mid-December to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers alongside the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Fort Collins, Colorado, approximately...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon Arteles Creative Residency Program
Residency
Hämeenkyrö, Finland,

Arteles offers residences from one to three months from February through September in Hämeenkyrö, Finland, for poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. Residents will be provided with...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline 7/18/14 Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon Artsmith Artist Residency
Artsmith Artist Residency
Residency
Orcas Island, WA

Artsmith offers up to five weeklong residencies from January 4 to January 11, 2015, to poets, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers at the Kangaroo House Bed and Breakfast on

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/4/15 Application Deadline 9/30/14 Financial Aid Deadline

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